September 25, 2018


MTN Zambia, Astria Learning pact connects youth to college education

The renewed partnership between Astria Learning, a global e-learning solutions provider and Zambia’s telecommunications company, MTN Zambia has seen a larger percentage of Zambia’s economically challenged young adults obtain a college level education online.

Astria Learning has created an online learning management system that is accessible by students through partner institutions, including colleges and universities; with MTNZ now offering"...

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September 24, 2018


Telecom Egypt acquires 50% of EISCC for $15m

Telecom Egypt announces that its board of directors has approved the acquisition of 50% of its subsidiary Egyptian International Submarine Cable Company (EISCC) at a value of USD 15mn.

On 17 September 2018, Telecom Egypt had announced that EISCC had completed the acquisition of Middle East and North Africa Submarine Cable (MENA Cable) from Orascom Investment Holding “OIH” at a total enterprise value of USD 90mn. Earlier in August, Telecom Egypt had also announced the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding"...

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September 23, 2018


Nexans connects Brazil to Cameroon with fiber optic project

Latency, the tiny time delay when a data stream has to travel thousands of kilometers between computers on different continents, is regarded as the enemy of the digital economy.

Even a delay of only a few milliseconds can make the difference between profit and loss for businesses dealing with financial transactions.

To provide Africa and South America with a faster and"...

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September 19, 2018


The new wholesale mobile network in Mexico considered a model for South Africa

South African regulators want to emulate Mexico’s new wholesale mobile network to an extent. The network could have 20 contracts in place with private-sector operators by the end of 2018. South Africa’s Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, which recommends the creation of a wholesale open access network that will give smaller operators and new entrants an advantage, is ready to be presented to parliament.

The bill which is aimed"...

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September 19, 2018


5G To Power Economic Growth in Europe, Finds GSMA Study

(AETOS Wire)-- Europe’s mobile ecosystem is forecast to account for more than 4 per cent of the region’s GDP by 2022, but the right regulatory action must be taken to position Europe as a global 5G leader and establish a genuine EU Digital Single Market, according to a new report published by the GSMA today. The latest regional edition of the GSMA’s flagship Mobile Economy series was released today at the GSMA Mobile 360 – Europe conference, where senior representatives"...

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September 19, 2018


GSMA Celebrates Successful 2018 “Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership With CTIA” in Los Angeles

(AETOS Wire) -- The GSMA today reported the highlights of the 2018 Mobile World Congress Americas, which was held September 12-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). Over 55 percent of this year’s nearly 22,000 Mobile World Congress Americas attendees held senior-level positions, including more than 2,500 CEOs. An additional 6,500 students attended the first Youth Mobile Festival (YoMo) held at Mobile World Congress Americas.


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September 18, 2018


Tigo Tanzania launches 4G+ network

Tanzania’s digital lifestyle company Tigo, has heightened the availability of ultra-fast digital experience for data customers in the country with the launch of 4G+ network.

The 4G+ network further distinguishes Tigo as the mobile operator that innovates with customers in mind and provides better and more efficient services that address the dynamic needs of consumers across the country.


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September 17, 2018


Telecom Egypt concludes the acquisition of MENA Cable

Telecom Egypt has announced the conclusion of the acquisition of Middle East and North Africa Submarine Cable (“MENA Cable”) from Orascom Investment Holding “OIH” through its subsidiary Egyptian International Submarine Cable Company “EISCC”.

As previously announced, the total enterprise value of MENA Cable is $90 million of which $40 million represents the equity value of MENA Cable and the remainder its outstanding"...

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September 14, 2018


Kymeta Appoints New Sales Executives in Move to Build Global Sales Force

Kymeta—the communications company making good on the promise of global, mobile connectivity—today announced the appointment of Rash Jhanjee to Vice President of Sales, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) & Indian Subcontinent, Paul Mattear to Vice President of Sales and Business Development, and Scott Glass to Sales Director. Kymeta recognizes the appointment of Mattear, Jhanjee and Glass as a critical move that will support the global growth and accessibility of Kymeta solutions across multiple markets. Kymeta’s focus on its global sales force will help the company serve both commercial and government customers. Jhanjee—who joined Kymeta in August 2018—brings more than 20 years of experience in global strategic business development and sales with a specific emphasis on EMEA and Asia. Having previously held EMEA sales leadership positions with Loral Cyberstar,......

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September 14, 2018


Newmont Ranked Mining Sector Leader by DJSI World for Fourth Consecutive Year

Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) announced that for an unprecedented fourth year running, the Company was named the Metals and Mining sector leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). Newmont was the first gold company named to the index in 2007, and has been included on the DJSI North America Index every year since 2006. “This recognition is an important reflection of how well we are doing to create value and improve lives for all of our stakeholders,” said Gary Goldberg, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Employees at our sites around the globe know that leading in profitability and responsibility go hand-in-hand, and that their day-to-day work can have positive and lasting impacts on local communities. Our focus is on the long-term success of our company and doing that requires integrating sustainability into all aspects of our business.” In addition to being recognized as the Metals and Mining sector’s sustainability leader, Newmont achieved outstanding performance in a number of areas including 100th......

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